when startup delays become bugs

Chris Adams linux at cmadams.net
Wed May 15 15:05:40 UTC 2013

Once upon a time, Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> said:
> In that bug you suggest that administrators could change back to standalone
> mode. Given that what you say about frequency of access is true (even on
> systems where ssh login is a primary activity, time between accesess is
> generally on a human scale rather hundreds per second), is there a
> disadvantage to socket activation beyond a very slight delay in the first
> access?

Well, SSH connection rate is on "human scale" until your system is the
target of a scan, which can result in at least dozens per second.
Chris Adams <linux at cmadams.net>

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